Eastern Courier

Turinsky wins Botany by-election

Mike Turinsky (Practical Not Political) has won the Botany subdivision by-election for the seat left vacant on the ...

Local board by-election triggered by MP wife's resignation is won by Mike Turinsky.

Thunderstorm warning for north

Whitford Rd in east Auckland was blocked off following a number of crashes.

Traffic problems due to wet weather and accidents in Auckland.

Dance group takes on the world

The group won the New Zealand Dancebrands competition last year to qualify for the world meet.

Mt Eden dance group eyes top spot at world dance competition.

Rates back to top of agenda

Experienced parliamentary politician, new Auckland Mayor Phil Goff, is about to go through something new to him - ...

Ratepayers to soon see how Auckland's annual plan is shaping up.

Starting to make giant strides

Joy Chen stretching after her workout.

Bays' runners of the International Women's Association NZ are shaping up to be confident athletes.

Binning household rubbish bags

The neighbourhoods will never be the same as residents in the Howick ward will say goodbye to rubbish bags and hello to ...

Howick ward residents are getting to use bins for household rubbish from September.

Bike helmets are compulsory kit

Constable Merv Hotter is sending the message that wearing a helmet not only protects bicycle riders, but it's also a ...

ON THE BEAT: The number of people riding without a cycle helmet is becoming alarming.

Rise in residential rent charges

Average residential rents in the wider Howick and Pakuranga area have gone up 3.3 per cent.

New statistics show house rent rates in East Auckland have increased at a steady pace.

Pirate music and mischief makers gallery

Travellin’ Variety Show characters Captain Festus McBoyle, Miss Lucy Drawers and ship rat Mr Cheese.

Vaudeville musical comedy is heralded as being more fun than a squirrel up a jumper.

Fast response saves family home

The McCombe family is safe after a potentially dangerous fire at their home in Litten Road. From left Sophie, Lauren, ...

Cockle Bay residents are thanking the fire service and community after a blaze threatened to destroy their house.

Mucking in for disabled riders gallery

Totara Park Riding for the Disabled volunteers John Tooman, Loraine Grant and Chris Leyenaar with young, joyful rider ...

Totara Park Riding for the Disabled requires more volunteers to assist with its beneficial sessions.

Keeping pupils on track to classrooms gallery

Safekids Aotearoa advises parents to think about making their children's journeys to and from school safe.

Safekids Aotearoa has handy safety ideas for parents planning their children's journeys to and from school.

Festival inspired by riverside living

Some of the participants at last year's Tamaki River Festival, members of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter crews.

Games, activities and learning are all part of this Saturday's Tamaki River Festival.

English on Auckland: 'More houses and faster'

It's not every day a New Zealander of the Year meets the Prime Minister as Murray Burton (right) talked with Bill ...

Prime minister confirms strong momentum for home building in Auckland to continue in 2017.

Jellyfish stinging in eastern waters gallery

There have been several reports of people being stung by jellyfish at East Auckland beaches this week, including Maraetai.

Swimmers are urged to check the water before plunging in after reports of stinging jellyfish at East Auckland beaches.

Titans let their training do the teaching

Excited Year 9 Howick College students enjoyed their opportunity to see the Gold Coast Titans training session at ...

NRL stars' visit inspires East Auckland students in a sport in education programme.

Polls closing in seven days

Voting in the Howick Local Board by-election for the seat vacated by Lucy Schwaner in the Botany subdivision closes at ...

Botany subdivision by-election candidates are on their final push for votes.

Giveaway: Film double passes on offer

This summer's season for Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinema screens films at Western Springs Quarry, near Auckland Zoo, until ...

Enter the draw for tickets to the comfortable and enjoyable Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinema.

Views called for on eastern bus route

Auckland Transport has lodged a notice of requirement and resource consent application for the Eastern Busway – Panmure ...

Public submissions open for the next section of planning for AMETI's Eastern Busway.

Botany community sizzling on Sunday gallery

MP Jami-Lee Ross with some of the local people who attended last summer's Botany Summer BBQ at Old Flat Bush School.

The barbecue is heating up for an annual East Auckland community event this weekend.

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